Average Bench: 66% (375th of 1276)

Based on 60,614 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906E9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-7100 CPU @ 3.90GHz
Poor: 49%Average: 66% Great: 74%
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i3-7100 averaged 34.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Memory Latency 83Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 110Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-7100 is 25.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i3-7100 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 292Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 289Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 60,614 samples)
Min Avg Max
63.5 Memory 83 93.7
80.6 1-Core 110 120
132 2-Core 191 223
75.8% 128 Pts
Min Avg Max
181 4-Core 284 324
212 8-Core 289 325
39% 287 Pts
Min Avg Max
223 64-Core 292 327
19.6% 292 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 94
1-Core 114
2-Core 201
82% 136 Pts
4-Core 279
8-Core 311
40% 295 Pts
64-Core 302
20% 302 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.9
1-Core 116
2-Core 196
81% 134 Pts
4-Core 299
8-Core 304
41% 302 Pts
64-Core 290
19% 290 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 86.7
1-Core 112
2-Core 195
78% 131 Pts
4-Core 272
8-Core 280
38% 276 Pts
64-Core 283
19% 283 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.1
1-Core 114
2-Core 194
76% 130 Pts
4-Core 286
8-Core 310
40% 298 Pts
64-Core 312
21% 312 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 38,677,216 CPUs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $117 @ launch in Jan '17
EbayUS $1004 mins
AmazonUS $1103 hrs
OutletPCUS $13110 months
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Typical Core i3-7100 Builds (Compare 3,994 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H110M-H-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $287

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i3-7100 Processor (3M Cache, 3.90 GHz)
Code NameKaby Lake
Launch DateQ1'17
Processor Numberi3-7100
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache3 MB
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$117.00
Clock Speed3.90 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
QPI Links0
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP51 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2015C (65W)

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 630
Graphics Base Frequency350.00 MHz
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.10 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Clear Video Tech for MIDYes
Graphics Video Max Memory64 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size64 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-2133/2400, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V
Memory Channels2
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
PCI Express ConfigurationsUp to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes
Secure KeyYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
TSX-NIYes
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)No

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1151

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes

 Comments

Kaby Lake 7th generation Kaby Lake Core i3 processor...

Added 4 years ago.

Good

8 months ago.

This cpu is and i5 equivalent ~i5 7400 it worth and I recommand it!


Excellent

9 days ago.

Can run GTA 5, CS:GO, FORTNITE(160 fps) etc


Good

3 months ago.

for way cheaper the amd ryzen 3 2200g beats the crap out of this processor thus making the core i3 obsolete right now


Poor

6 months ago.

hate the fact it has 2 cores only


Good

2 years ago.

I have this cpu in my main gaming pc its a great budget gaming cpu


Excellent

16 months ago.

Its on of the best i3 processors and i have the processpr


Good

6 months ago.

beautiful option in cheap budget


Poor

3 years ago.

All i3s except for the 7350k are rubbish.


Terrible

3 years ago.

low perfomance for that price


Terrible

3 years ago.

it low for 4k


Average

23 months ago.

dpf-hp


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